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BMX pioneer Scot Breithaupt found dead; cause undetermined
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Scot Alexander Breithaupt, who helped turn BMX bike racing from a backyard backwater into an international action sport, has died, authorities said.... 7/7/2015 7:32 AM

Lawyers: Cosby's drugs-sex admission could help women's suit
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby's admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women he was pursuing for sex could bolster defamation claims lodged by his accusers, the women's lawyers said after The Associated Press reported on newly released court documents.... 7/7/2015 5:24 AM

The Latest: Accuser's lawyers say Cosby words support claims
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Here are the latest developments from the release of court documents indicating Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 to obtaining Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to women with whom he wanted to have sex:... 7/7/2015 3:43 AM

SC Senate votes to remove flag from Statehouse grounds
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Confederate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the way for a historic measure that could remove the banner more than five decades after it was first flown above the Statehouse to protest integration.... 7/7/2015 3:43 AM

Police: Body found in Ohio River likely capsized boat victim
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Authorities believe they have recovered the body of one of the three people who have been missing since a pontoon boat capsized in the Ohio River over the weekend.... 7/7/2015 7:08 AM

After legal fight, public path to 'Billionaires' Beach' open
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) -- It may be called "Billionaires' Beach," but the pristine views along one of Malibu's most exclusive coastlines are now easily accessible to anyone.... 7/7/2015 7:26 AM

Longtime Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub dies at 77
NEW YORK (AP) -- One of the last of the classic Hollywood showmen, Jerry Weintraub built his show business empire on a Rolodex and chutzpah.... 7/7/2015 7:31 AM

Gay wedding cake at center of Colorado Appeals Court case
DENVER (AP) -- A suburban Denver baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple will argue Tuesday before the Colorado Court of Appeals that his religious beliefs should protect him from sanctions against his business.... 7/7/2015 7:24 AM

Condemned Boston Marathon bomber files motion for new trial
BOSTON (AP) -- Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev filed a motion for a new trial Monday, less than two weeks after he was formally sentenced to death for the 2013 attack.... 7/6/2015 7:52 PM

SF sheriff defends prior release of suspect in pier slaying
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is strongly defending his office's decision to release a Mexican man who was in the U.S. illegally and who is now suspected in the killing of a woman at a sightseeing pier.... 7/7/2015 7:31 AM

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